A Facebook page with more than 1,500 images that portrays a “Madeira almost forgotten” (Madeira Quase Esquecida). The page, that has over 16,000 fans, is an altruistic and non-governmental project that aims, in particular, attracting the emigrant communities, so that they feel less distant towards their ‘home’ island … Madeira.
Did you know that the origins of the Flower Festival were born in the “Festival of the Rose”, organized for the first time in 1955 by Ateneu Comercial do Funchal (Funchal’s Commercial Athenaeum), as part of a contest-exhibition of flowers? This event distinguished itself by a dance that signalized the beginning of spring and included … Continue reading
The Rali Vinho da Madeira (Madeira Wine Rally) is a tarmac rally held in Madeira Island (Portugal). It is one of the biggest annual sporting event of the island, where professional drivers compete through the hilly terrain and the natural landscapes. The first edition of the Madeira Wine Rally was in 1959. Here are some … Continue reading